6 days in Darjeeling & Gangtok Itinerary

6 days in Darjeeling & Gangtok Itinerary

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6 days in Darjeeling & Gangtok Itinerary

Ranchi
Drive:  11​h
Darjeeling
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Gangtok
— 3 nights
Drive:  11​h 30​min
Ranchi

2
days
Darjeeling

Darjeeling ©
The train, the tea, and the hills bring visitors to Darjeeling, one of India's most famous and well-preserved Raj-era hill stations.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, then relax in the rural setting at Happy Valley Tea Estate, then examine the collection at Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Japanese Peace Pagoda. On the 2nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kanchenjunga Mountain, then don't miss a visit to Batasia Loop, and then get great views at Tiger Hill.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Darjeeling itinerary maker app .

Ranchi to Darjeeling is an approximately 16-hour car ride. You can also fly. July in Darjeeling sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Gangtok.

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Tiger Hill ©
Tiger Hill
Kanchenjunga Mountain ©
Kanchenjunga Mountain

2
days
Gangtok

Gangtok ©
Situated in the eastern Himalayan range, state capital Gangtok combines a modern, resort town style with ancient spiritual beliefs and an impressive natural heritage.
On the 3rd (Tue), explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake, then make a trip to Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir, and then don't miss a visit to Nathula Pass. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of MG Marg, make a trip to Flower Exhibition Centre, don't miss a visit to Hanuman Tok, then get great views at Ganesh Tok View Point, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Tashi View Point.

For photos and tourist information, go to the Gangtok tour planner.

Getting from Darjeeling to Gangtok by car takes about 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Nathula Pass ©
Nathula Pass
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir ©
Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir

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